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BGHG Study Day - The Paradise Garden

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Maplethorpe Lecture Theatre, The School of Pharmacy University of London

29-39 Brunswick Square

London

WC1N 1AX

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In this Study Day we will consider the theme of the Paradise Garden, concentrating especially on Christian and Islamic traditions. We will look at a number of different gardens that reflect elements or ideas of Paradise or that endeavour to replicate imaginings of Paradise.

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10.00 am Registration

10.30 am Literary and Cultural Traditions of Paradise

Michael Symes

11.30 am Coffee

12.00 pm Tending One's Vines: the search for a direct route to Paradise in the Italian Renaissance

Christine Lalumia, Garden and art historian, lecturer, and course leader at the V&A

1.00 pm Lunch break

2.00 pm Reflecting Paradise in the Islamic Garden

Katie Campbell, Garden historian, lecturer and author

3.00 pm Tea

3.30 pm The Paradise Garden in Art from Adam and Eve to the Virgin Mary

Clare Ford-Wille, Art historian and associate lecturer, Birkbeck College

4.30 pm Close

Chairman: Michael Symes, President of the Birkbeck Garden History Group

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Maplethorpe Lecture Theatre, The School of Pharmacy University of London

29-39 Brunswick Square

London

WC1N 1AX

United Kingdom

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